# Algebra Puzzle – Challenge 51

Sharing this fun puzzle with your kids or students is a great way to help them improve their problem-solving skills.

## Challenge:

In a sequence of numbers, each term is three less than three times the previous term. If the fourth term in this sequence is 150, what is the first term?

### The Absolute Best Book to Challenge Your Smart Student!

The correct answer is 7.

Each term is three less than three times the previous term. If the fourth term is 150, therefore, the third term is 51.

The second term is 18. Because, 51 is 3 less than 54, which is three time of 18.

The first term is 7!

The Absolute Best Books to Ace Algebra$14.99Satisfied 1 Students$14.99Satisfied 92 Students$15.99Satisfied 125 Students

## Related to This Article

### More math articles

- Overview of the AFOQT Mathematics Test
- Prepare for the SAT Math: The Right Combination of Hard Work and Time Management
- Unlocking the Secrets of Inverse Functions: A Closer Look
- 10 Most Common ParaPro Math Questions
- Top 10 6th Grade Georgia Milestones Assessment System Math Practice Questions
- 4th Grade NYSE Math FREE Sample Practice Questions
- Exploring Geometry Fundamentals: Study of Points, Lines, and Planes
- Full-Length 8th Grade FSA Math Practice Test-Answers and Explanations
- How to Calculate the Volume of a Truncated Cone: Step-by-Step Guide
- The Ultimate TABE Math Course (+FREE Worksheets & Tests)

## What people say about "Algebra Puzzle – Challenge 51 - Effortless Math: We Help Students Learn to LOVE Mathematics"?

No one replied yet.